COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Magic'

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COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Magic'

Chocolate Cosmos
Select Item No. CA660
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Presumably Central America, Mexico: forests. Seed strain selection from New Zealand.
Special Features: Blossoms with dark chocolate fragrance. Petals velvety burgundy to almost black. Variable, unique seed strain. Perennial if rootstock kept frost free during winter.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2016.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: velvet burgundy-red almost black
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z8 - Z11
Foliage: odd pinnate, green
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Usage: suitable for cutting / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
25 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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